You can eat healthy without ditching taste. Just follow these top 5 tricks

Small changes in your food habits go a long way. Instead of going on a crash diet or adopting the latest health fad, it’s better to make healthy choices and modify your everyday meals. We get Indizza – The Delivery Kitchen’s head chef, Bijender Singh, to show you how. 1) Say yes to smart fats: Use olive oil, grapeseed oil, avocados, and avocado seed oil for cooking, or as a salad dressing. These oils are rich stores of precious mono-unsaturated fats, which have fat burning properties. 2) Consume complex carbs:…

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Ludhiana’s GADVASU ranked as top veterinary university in India

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, has been ranked first among the 14 state veterinary universities in the country, as per the ranking of agricultural universities and research institutes conducted by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, for 2016-17. The ICAR initiated ranking of universities and research institutions with the objective of improving the standard of higher agricultural education in tune with the global scenario. Ranking was based on several parameters, including student and faculty profile, student placements, research publications and citations, patents,…

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The top 5 tech gadgets college students really want

As summer winds down and college students ponder the return to classes, it’s time to consider what to bring to school this fall. No surprise, trendy tech gadgets often tops the list. CNBC has assembled a brief guide to the hottest choices. However, buyer (that’s you, parents) beware: If you snatch up everything on this list, it could set you back some big bucks. To knock down the cost, always ask if you can get a student discount. Apple offers education pricing, Amazon Prime membership for students is half-price and…

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Before joining top B-school, these 5 skill are important to learn

With just six months to go for one of the most prestigious and toughest entrance examination Common Admission Test (CAT), it’s also that time when you start thinking of what exactly it takes to become a Master of Business Administration.Here are 5 things you should introspect about before taking the leap: 1) Problem solving ability (Not the aptitude kind) People often make the common mistake of confusing problem solving with that of cracking an aptitude exam. But in the business world the two are very different. While aptitude contributes to…

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Top Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide for Skin, Teeth, Hair and Ears

Hydrogen peroxide has a long standing reputation of being the only germicidal agent composed of oxygen and water, which has innumerable uses and benefits. It acts as a cleansing agent and a disinfectant, and is easily available for cleaning purposes. It also makes a brilliant substitute for bleach. Considered as one of the safest and effective natural sanitisers, the type of hydrogen peroxide that is available in grocery stores is usually a three percent concentration, while the remaining percentage is water. But did you know it is also used for…

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Weekend without stress: Here’s our list of top studies that help you fight the blues

Stress is an inevitable part of modern life. Yet it can harm your physical and mental health and increase rate of mortality. Read on to find out what the harmful effects of stress and what to do about it. Cycling lowers stress levels. (Shutterstock) 1) Cycling to work lowers stress levels in first 45 minutes of work. A study suggests cycling to office can help reduce stress and improve your work performance. Results indicate that cycling to work is a good way to have a good day. “Employees who cycled…

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ICAI CA result 2017: Two Mumbaikars among top three national rank holders

Two Mumbaikars are among the top three rankers at the final Chartered Accountancy (CA) exam that was held in May 2017. Dombivali’s Raj Sheth, 22, topped the exam nationally with an aggregate score of 78.75% (630 out of 800 marks) and Krishna Gupta, 22, ranked third. “I’m very happy to clear the exam in the first attempt. I have started working with a firm for my articleship and plan to study further before looking for a job,” said Sheth, who graduated in BCom from R A Podar College in 2016…

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Ride on a wave: Here’s why Ghana should top your vacation bucket list

Brett Davies paced up and down the sloping sands of Kokrobite beach in Ghana, organising surfers from 20 different countries at his annual international competition. Along the beach, some 30 kilometres (20 miles) west of Accra, dotted with dug-out fishing boats, Rastafarians were selling T-shirts and small children were playing in the sand. Davies, 42, is leading the push to bring surfers to the West African nation as a way to help boost the country’s under-developed tourism sector. The British national already runs a surf school at Kokrobite and has…

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Higher Childhood IQ Linked to Longer Life: Top 5 Foods to Boost Brain Power

While a range of lifestyle factors have been linked to triggering ailments like cancer, diabetes, hypertension among others, experts have now established an unusual link between IQ level and a range of diseases. Experts at the University of Edinburgh in the UK have found that kids with higher intelligence have a lower risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, and smoking related cancers. The findings also suggested lifestyle factors, especially tobacco smoking, as an important component in the effect of intelligence on differences in mortality. Close to…

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